broadside: Wedding Wings: A Toast
A poem from a brother
Size: 14.5" x 22.5"
Edition: 30 posters
Production notes: Printed from handset metal type & copperplates on a Vandercook Universal III by Lead Graffiti, October 2013
Paper: Somerset Textured White, 300 gsm
Color runs: 9 (text required 3 runs for shortage of various letters), 6 runs for the feathers
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Chris Childers, author of the poem, contacted us about producing the piece as a wedding gift to his brother. Chris was the instructor of Creative Writing at St. Andrews School, Middletown, DE. St. Andrews was feathered in the movie, Dead Poets Society, one of Ray's favorite movies that centers around teaching.
We are hoping that we can set up some kind of creative connection with St. Andrews and their students.
The type was borrowed from Lindsay Schmittle of Gingerly Press, Landenberg, PA who had purchased the type from Henry Morris of Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA.